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  1. When TheOldReader opens on home page (all items) and all folders are closed

    I have many folders with many RSS feeds in each of them. I would like that whenever I open TOR, it will be opened on"All items", AND, that all folders will be closed,
    Please vote for it :-)
    Thank you!

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    • Fix feed

      I have 419 active YouTube subscriptions. Why I check YouTube daily for New vids some of the subscribers and videos are not even being shown in the feed. I got this account to show all YouTube vids because YouTube won't. And now I don't even know what's right

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      • List view width adjustments

        The current list view has 3 parts, specified as:
        120px, 58%, 66px

        This mixture of % and fixed pixels corrupts the display on small screens, and wastes space on large screen.

        Please remove the "4 hours ago" on the right side, and this allows for a nice: 20% (feed title) 80% (article title) layout.

        This keeps all titles properly justified, and using all available space, at all screen sizes.

        (This also fixes: "Wrap text in list view", and many others)

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        • Whonderlist integration

          How about Whonderlist integration like current Pocket integration? I think, it may be useful

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          • Small changes in design and layout

            Small changes in design and layout

            I realy like Old Reader, closest to GR for me, so I have something to suggest for even better user experience (at least in my opinion)

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            http://i.imgur.com/gLqjdU0.png

            explanation:
            1) I think this section is useless, selected feed easily can be seen in subscriptions tree. Plus this dark bubbles kinda distract a little bit.
            2) If we remove (1) we can lift up (2) buttons and it's give us extra vertical space (which is important in 1080p age :)
            3) This icon looks like list items is blended together, don't know if it's bug…

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            • Hi dear Please add the ability to display feeds in Arabic and Farsi View texts from right to left

              Hi dear
              Please add the ability to display feeds in Arabic and Farsi
              View texts from right to left

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              • allow certain feeds to be imported as already read

                I determine which posts to read by their read/unread status but I have a number of feeds which I don't need to read very often - I tend to let them accumulate and then browse through picking out the interesting stories. This means that my 'unread' total grows when, in fact, I have read everything that is currently interesting.

                If I could set these feeds to import as already read, I would still know that they were there and go and check them periodically and my 'unread posts' would actually be the ones that I am interested in checking as…

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                • loose the huge add on leftside lower

                  bad add placement loose it

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                  • Provide feed items longer than Google Reader

                    A clear reason to switch from Google Reader to The Old Reader would be if it were not just familiar but actually better than its predecessor. Therefore I suggest you allow at least 3 months worth of feed items. Google Reader allowed only one month and it was often a major pain.

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                    • Make it possible to hide/remove the action buttons below each post

                      I just want the maximum available space for the article

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                      • Implement OStatus

                        If you could implement OStatus (or a similar open social messaging standard) to replace the internal sharinf functionality, people doesn't need to find all their friends in TheOldReader, they can just post to their existing network...

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                        • don't hide the scroll bar under the "add a subscription" box initially

                          When I open The Old Reader, the scroll bar for the subscriptions is hidden "under" the add subscription box. I have to close my uppermost folder to get it to appear. Once it appears, it doesn't disappear, even when moved all the way to the top or when that folder is reopened (which is good). I don't know if this has anything to do with my having a lot of folders and subscriptions or needed a rather large font. It's not a big problem, but I'd appreciate it if you fixed this. Thx.

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                          • Better interface and theme

                            Hi guys,
                            Are you planning a new theme and interface because I really think the actual one need some refreshment ! It has not been updated since a long time and I feel less and less confortable with it.
                            You should think about updating it, feel free to inspire yourself from inoreader and feedly. I don't want the same theme as your concurrent but a theme/interface more pleasant to use :-) Hope you understand.

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                            • Improve Multilingual Search

                              Currently searching functionality in Japanese does not work properly.

                              For example, Search with the keyword '東京'(Tokyo), the search result shows the feeds which contain any of '東' or '京'.

                              Please improve this functionality to get correct search result.

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                              • Allow discrete sorting (latest/oldest) for unread, stared, and subscriptions

                                Allow unread items to be sorted oldest first, and started items as newest first.

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                                  • Mobile website unstable and breaks too easily

                                    I can barely use TOR from my Android phone (4.1.2) from the Browser AND Firefox for Android 21.

                                    After a server error or randomly when performing any action, I will be either stuck on the Home screen, or I will be logged out.

                                    I do not experience this from Win 7 Firefox 21... well maybe rarely.

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                                    • Hide "such-n-such likes this"

                                      There is a line that says "Name1, Name2 likes this" with names in red, under posts. I would like to hide it.

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                                      • Proper scroll bar

                                        Your interface is a usability nightmare. That green scroll bar only becomes visible on hover, so I spend much of my time hovering up and down trying to find it, and then it's so small it's hugely difficult to click on. What's worse, why isn't there a way to scroll with the keyboard?!
                                        THE INTERFACE IS UNUSABLE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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                                        • highlight the mobile web on your website.

                                          I'm a Google Reader refugee and I really like what I see in The Old Reader!

                                          Many people are looking for a mobile app and don't seem to realize that the mobile web version is excellent!

                                          I suggest you highlight this for new users as a way to satisfy those folks. Just add a shortcut button that goes to the web page and presto, no need for a native app.

                                          Many people seem to want an app for everything, when many apps just a the browser internally.

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